In front of the Saint-Laurent metro: up to 160 bicycles will be stationed

Devant le métro Saint-Laurent: jusqu’à 160 vélos pourront être stationnés

MONTREAL – A bike station that can accommodate 160 bicycles will be the day in front of the edicule of the metro station Saint-Laurent, in Montreal, in September next.

The borough of Ville-Marie is going to spend 328 539 $, taxes included to finance this project, whose work is expected to start in August.

Bike racks are simple, and bike racks double bunk will be installed in the empty field overlooking the entrance to the metro station Saint-Laurent at the intersection Of boulevard de Maisonneuve and Saint-Laurent, in downtown Montreal close to entertainment District. Currently, a station BIXI is also.

“The project includes the coating of land site, the acquisition of bike racks double, the acquisition of a shelter for a part of bike racks and the acquisition of a terminal repair on a bike”, indicate the documents approved last week by the borough council.

The money spent on the project comes from the funds of the parking lot of the Ville-Marie borough, in which it will remain so 606 772 $. In the spring of 2018, the outstanding balance was approximately$ 1.5 Million: approximately $ 800,000 has been spent for the purchase and installation of bike racks.

Currently, there are nearly 2,300 bike racks on the public domain city of Ville-Marie, excluding the terminals, parking lots are equipped. This number does not include the bike racks in the public domain, federal or provincial.

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